Day: December 20, 2018

GoFundMe campaign to build border wall has raised more than $6M so far – CNET

It’s been up for only three days. …read more Source:: CNet

Python snake catcher bags monster danger noodle – CNET

That’s quite a nope-rope, Florida man. …read more Source:: CNet

This Was the Year the Robot Takeover of Service Jobs Began

merbs writes: Out of the three major sectors of the economy — agriculture, manufacturing, and service — two are already largely automated. Farm labor, which about half the American workforce used to do, now comprises around 2 percent of American jobs. And we all know the rust belt song and dance, beat out to outsourcing…

Behold The WT-220: A ‘Clever’ VT-220 Terminal

[John Whittington] failed to win a bid for an old VT-220 serial terminal on eBay, so he decided to make his own version and improve it along the way. The result is the Whitterm-220 (or WT-220) which has at its core a Raspberry Pi and is therefore capable of more than just acting as a…

Python Gets New Governance Model

The Python Software Foundation has settled on a new governance model for the programming language Python. The decision to come up with a new model was made after Python creator and chief Guido van Rossum stepped down as the “Benevolent Dictator For Life” (BDFL). SDTimes: The new governance model will rely on a five-person steering…

Uncle Sam fingers two Chinese men for hacking tech, aerospace, defense on behalf of Beijing

As pair charged with mega-cyber-espionage, Brits pile on: ‘These activities must stop’ American prosecutors have accused two men, linked to the Chinese government, of conspiring to hack dozens of cloud giants, aerospace and defense companies, chip designers, and other organizations globally, to swipe blueprints and other secrets.… …read more Source:: Register

Huawei Router Flaw Leaks Default Credential Status

It makes it simple for attackers to find devices to take over and add to botnets. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Spotify reportedly ends $1.6 billion copyright lawsuit with Wixen – CNET

The year-long case appears to be closed. …read more Source:: CNet

Subaru teases hotter STI for 2019 Detroit Auto Show – Roadshow

This is likely related to the S209 trademark Subaru filed in the US. …read more Source:: CNet

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse post-credits scene, explained – CNET

Marvel adds more Spider-people and meme moments to the mix. Warning: spoilers incoming! …read more Source:: CNet